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The cast of Reduxion Theatre's Lysistrata (provided by Reduxion Theatre Co.)

Ancient gender comedy Lysistrata still feels relevant today

In Lysistrata, Aristophanes’ takes on gender roles and women’s ability to effect change by withholding sexual favors. Sound familiar? That’s because it’s story that could be ripped from today’s headlines. Tyler Woods, director and co-founder of Reduxion Theatre Co. talks about why this story is both as timely and revolutionary today as it was 2500 years ago.

My funky valentine

Not everyone is entrenched in coupledom. The downtown Metropolitan Library, 300 Park Ave., hosts Book of Love, a free, speed-dating social for ages 25 to 45, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Guys will be seated at stations while ladies rotate through every five minutes. At the end of the night, cards will be turned

‘Strange’ and ‘Normal’

At a time when some theater companies hunker down with old musicals and tired comedies, Guthrie’s Pollard brought us a rousing, bluesy “Passing Strange.” During the show, I kept thinking, “This is fresh!” It featured an excellent ensemble cast (led by W. Jerome Stevenson and Gerrin Mitchell), sharp staging (Timothy Stewart) and smart choreography (Christopher

‘Strange’ and ‘Normal’

At a time when some theater companies hunker down with old musicals and tired comedies, Guthrie’s Pollard brought us a rousing, bluesy “Passing Strange.” During the show, I kept thinking, “This is fresh!” It featured an excellent ensemble cast (led by W. Jerome Stevenson and Gerrin Mitchell), sharp staging (Timothy Stewart) and smart choreography (Christopher

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